mazak allaxes liveClick image to enlargeMazak has launched a three-pronged holistic digital customer experience.

The virtual outreach features a new interactive tour of its Kentucky campus, immersive Virtual Technology Center and All Axes LIVE, a series of online events where attendees gain exclusive access to new Mazak technology. 

Hailed by the company as a first-of-its-kind digital experience, the first installment of All Axes LIVE from Mazak’s Midwest Technology Center takes place August 11, 2020 at 11:00 AM ET.

“At Mazak, we are in a unique position to understand the changing needs and expectations of North American manufacturers, both as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ever-increasingly competitive business landscape,” said Dan Janka, president of Mazak Corp. “As a local manufacturer, we have challenged ourselves to be agile and find new ways of doing business. Our new digital experience applies what we’ve learned to provide unprecedented access to our products, technology, customer support and expertise, and most importantly, puts our customers in the driver’s seat.” 

All Axes LIVE & Variaxis C-600 w/Mazatrol SmoothAi Launch

The first installment of All Axes LIVE, Mazak will launch the new VARIAXIS C-600 5-axis machining center with its dedicated Mazatrol SmoothAi CNC, as well as new automation solutions. Automation ready, the Variaxis C-600 integrates seamlessly with two-pallet changers, overhead gantry loaders/unloaders and standalone robots. 

Featured on the Variaxis C-600, Mazak’s new Mazatrol SmoothAi is the company’s most advanced control to date. The CNC is designed to simplify everything from part programming to automation integration. 

Automation highlighted during All Axes LIVE will include the RoboJob TA200 which features an articulating robot with a 44.1-lb (20 kg) payload capacity and dedicated loading/unloading station and is equipped with an area scanner to create a safe open layout. 

An extension of Mazak’s successful All Axes podcast, All Axes LIVE offers participants a wide range of on-demand educational sessions, facility tours, live cutting demonstrations and the ability to ask questions in real time. Additional details and online registration will be available free of charge beginning July 6, 2020 at MazakUSA.com. 

Virtual Technology Center 

Following the launch of its series of All Axes LIVE events, Mazak will roll out its reimagined Virtual Technology Center and Interactive 360 Kentucky Campus Tour to extend the product and technology experience beyond traditional events, as well as bring the benefits of its 800,000 sq. ft. campus to customers across North America on demand. The Virtual Technology Center will feature a rotating lineup of machines, automation systems and digital technology, as well an RFQ, scheduler for in-person visits and innovative ways for customers to connect with Mazak experts. 

Interactive 360 Kentucky Campus Tour

The interactive 360 Kentucky Campus Tour explores Mazak’s North American Manufacturing Plant, National Technology Center and National Parts Center, including the newly completed, state-of-the-art Spindle Remanufacturing Facility. 

For updates, follow Mazak on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube and visit MazakUSA.com. Subscribe to the All Axes podcast, wherever you stream content. 

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